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UWM Today
1:30 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

A Project to Improve Milwaukee Firefighters' Health & Performance

Tom Luljak and guests
Credit Jon Strelecki

Tom Luljak talks with Kyle Ebersole, Jason Mims and Luis Rivera.

The Developing the Occupational Athlete Project is a collaboration between UWM's College of Health Sciences, Athletico Physical Therapy and the Milwaukee Fire Department. The project is working to advance the performance of firefighters, reduce injury, improve injury care and enhance life-long health for firefighters.

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World
12:20 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Syrian Refugees, Royal Baby Dominate Global Headlines

Protests continue against the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
Credit FreedomHouse, flickr.

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with Lake Effect's foreign policy contributor Art Cyr.

Our round-up of world events includes a look at the continuing humanitarian crisis in Syria, the Chinese government's crackdown on activists, and the new royal baby.

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Arts & Culture
11:56 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Syrians Speak Out Through Their Art

"Transformation" by Fadia Afashe.
Credit Fadia Authentic Art, Facebook

Lake Effect's Bonnie North talks with artist Fadia Afashe and actor Jihad "Jay" Abdo.

As violent conflict continues in Syria, some natives are expressing their feelings on the revolution through art. The artists, however, are not free from consequence.

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Health & Science
10:49 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Pressures to Use Performance Enhancing Drugs

Professor believes most athletes focus on training, not an illegal advantage

One person saddened by the case of Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun, is UWM Kinesiology Professor Barbara Meyer. Her specialty is sports psychology.

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Politics & Government
8:52 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Millions Spent on Two Statewide Races

A new report shows more than $2 million was spent on this year's state supreme court race.

This year's Wisconsin Supreme Court and Department of Public Instruction races cost more than $3 million with spending by victors leading the way.

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